Compare Marks & Spencer vs River Island Clothing BETA

See how working at Marks & Spencer vs. River Island Clothing compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Marks & Spencer vs. River Island Clothing. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Marks & Spencer

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • River Island Clothing scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3051 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 535 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than River Island Clothing employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.6
River Island Clothing employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
75%
75%Steve Rowe
CEO Approval
River Island Clothing Ceo Will Kernan
81%
81%Will Kernan
River Island Clothing employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Marks & Spencer employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than River Island Clothing employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than River Island Clothing employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Marks & Spencer has 2,392 more total submitted salaries than River Island Clothing.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant464 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant135 Salaries
£8/hr
Section Manager83 Salaries
£26,164/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Sales Assistant10 Salaries
£7/hr
Sales Assistant139 Salaries
£7/hr
Allocator24 Salaries
£21,160/yr

What Employees Say

  • Marks & Spencer had 250 more reviews than River Island Clothing that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • Marks & Spencer had 59 more reviews than River Island Clothing that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 388 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 318 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 138 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 130 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 116 reviews)
"M amp s"(in 115 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 57 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant

I have been working at Marks & Spencer part-time

Pros

Training, Salary, Good people, good perks and discounts! Flexible with their hours and very understanding.

Cons

Can be very repetitive in terms of tasks

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at River Island Clothing full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great team to work with

Cons

Hard work during holiday times

Job Postings

Marks & Spencer has 36 more recently posted open jobs than River Island Clothing.